For a century, Columbia Journalism School has been helping people report on the world. Now is your chance to turn it around, and reflect on your time at the J-School. Note: we welcome memories of long-time professor and beloved friend of the school Judith Crist, who passed away on August 7, 2012.

Whether you were a student, on staff or a member of the faculty, please share your favorite experiences from your time here and/or how the J-School has touched your life. And, please include a photo (maximum file size 6 MB) to accompany your entry. If you have any questions or are having trouble submitting your reflection, please email

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  • So I went into PR.... By Elizabeth Fogerty ’01
    Director Corporate Communications

    which I shamefully confessed to Prof. Crist in an Xmas card hoping for absolution. Not only was she supportive, she said PR people were intriguing and... more →

    Posted by: AlumniAlumni Wed Aug 8, 2012 Leave a comment
  • Coming to Columbia
    Coming to Columbia By Mirta Ojito ’01
    Columbia Journalism School Professor

    I first came to Columbia in the throes of passion. I was a reporter for The Miami Herald and my date, the man who would later become my husband, brought me... more →

    Posted by: AlumniAlumni, FacultyFaculty Wed Apr 25, 2012 Leave a comment